The Underground Rome

Tours & Sightseeing in Rome
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Tour description

This tour is designed to discover Rome's underground treasures. You will visit Cripta dei Cappuccini, Basilica of St. Clement and Catacombs of St. Callixtus. Our driver will pick you up at your accommodation in Rome.  The tour starts exploring the Catacombs of St. Callixtus in which were buried tens of martyrs, 16 popes and many Christians. Afterwards, we will visit the three different levels of the Basilica of St. Clement. We will reach the lower basilica dated to 4th century AD, which preserves wonderful medieval frescoes. Going further down through another stairway we will arrive in a third underground level, whose structures are dated back to first century AD where we will find a complex of ancient roman houses. Finally, we will visit the Cripta dei Cappuccini located under the Church Santa Maria della Concezione.

A wonderful private tour to discover Rome's Underground treasures. Are included the skip the line tickets, the private transportation by a comfortable Minivan and the guidance.  - Pick up at the travellers' accommodation in Rome and transfer to the Catacombs.  - Visit of Catacombs of St. Callixtus just outside Rome, at the beginning of  the Appian Way, close the church of "Quo Vadis?",  where there is a rare example of "Mitreum". - Transfer to Basilica of St. Clement, not far from the Colosseum and the Domus Aurea. - Visit of Basilica of St. Clement of the fourth century. - Transfer to Cripta dei Cappuccini at the Church "Santa Maria della Concezione"  on Via Veneto next to Piazza Barberini. - Visit Cripta dei Cappuccini, which contains the skeletal remains of 3,700 bodies of Capuchin friars buried by their order. - Drop off at travellers' accommodation

What's included

  • Guidance and assistance for the entire duration of tour
  • Private transportation by professional driver and comfortable Minivan
  • All taxes, gas and parking expenses
  • Entry/Admission - Basilica di San Clemente al Laterano
  • Entry/Admission - Catacombe di San Callisto
  • Entry/Admission - Cripta del Convento dei Frati Cappuccini

What's not included

  • Meals